In today’s fast paced environment, business leaders want immediate results that focus on eliminating lingering problems. Kaizen events can deliver results in a very short period of time. Many of the problems that companies face are not new and the solutions to them are not unknown.
The Japanese definition of Kaizen is simply continuous improvement. But many companies do not have a standard method or a culture of continuous improvement. A Kaizen event can teach this age old method of ongoing, team problem solving.